In 2014, Glenn was featured as lead vocalist on "Born to Run," a song on Afrojack's debut studio album, Forget the World.In 2015, Glenn joined the holiday music supergroup Band of Merrymakers for their album Welcome to Our Christmas Party.Tyler Aaron Glenn (born November 28, 1983) is an American singer, songwriter, and musician.He is known as the lead vocalist and keyboardist of the American rock band Neon Trees and as a solo artist. (drummer for The Killers), who knew Campbell from a previous band, saw Neon Trees playing at a small venue in Las Vegas and was impressed.He hasn’t hid the fact that there are songs about being gay on the new album, but he also admits that one of his past songs, “Teenage Sounds,” has a gay message as well.When he was first interviewed in 2012 about the lyric, "I'm sick of being called a fag because I'm queer," Glenn said it was written for people who are different.
"Mostly it's just about Christ and his teachings." Glenn lives about 15 minutes outside of town in a cookie-cutter three-bedroom rental, where he spends most of his time either cooking or watching TV.
He admits to finding masculine men attractive (“I think Morrissey is sexy”) and opens up about the trials of dating online now that he’s come out.
“I deleted the apps that I had on my phone because people probably know a little bit more about who I am, and I don't want nudes leaking,” he says, laughing.
rovo, Utah, is home to 112,000 people, 61 Mormon churches, four coffee shops, two music clubs – and, on this crisp Friday evening in February, one bleached-blond pop singer enjoying a rare night on the town.
Listen to Neon Trees' "Sleeping With a Friend" Tyler Glenn of Neon Trees gleams like a fluorescent highlighter as he emerges from the city's largest rock venue, Velour, wearing a long green coat that's the color and texture of a tennis ball, plus a Freddie Mercury T-shirt and leather pants.